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Frequently asked questions

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  • How long has Wai Care been around?

  • How do I get involved in Wai Care?

  • How does the Wai Care programme run?

  • What is the difference between Watercare and Wai Care?

  • What other programmes does Wai Care link to?

  • What happens to the monitoring data that is collected?

  • Does it cost anything to become a Wai Care group?

  • Who do I contact if I think I have spotted pollution in or near a stream?

  • I have forgotten how to do some of the water quality tests, what should I do?

  • If the pH in my stream is neutral (7) does this mean that the water safe to drink?

  • If I find a tolerant bug in my sample (1-3 WIMP {c7} score) does that mean the water quality is bad?

  • What do macroinvertebrates eat?

  • Can eels live and travel overland?

  • What does riparian mean?